Forty-eight hours after a petrol tanker exploded at Upper Iweka, Onitsha, another tanker explosion has occurred along the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway near Omagba, Anambra State.
The fuel-laden tanker according to eye witnesses fell at Bessoy Filling Station Bus Stop, spilling its contents.
The contents then flowed through an underground tunnel into Heritage Street, Omagba where it eventually exploded.
Properties including earthmoving machines, two residential buildings, and several business outlets were gutted by the fire.
Vehicles numbering about fifteen were destroyed in the fire.
No death has been recorded but residents commented the huge losses caused by the fire accident.